The 2017 RAM 1500 comes with a good power-train lineup and smart features.
2017 RAM 1500 OVERVIEW
It is a full-size pickup SUV that promises a thrilling ride with useful technological features. Provided with an excellent eight-speed automatic transmission system and a well-defined cabin, it promises to be a fuel-efficient vehicle, it balances comfort, style, and performance and is overall a package of excellence. The infotainment system is friendly and easy-to-use.
With its spectacular features, it is ready to outrun its rivals. The last redesign it received was seven years ago, the new model is based on high-quality features and modified front and back end. The coil-spring rear suspension system offers a smooth ride to the occupant and reduces the harshness when exposed to rough roads or curvy paths. The redesign brings new styling and updated drivetrains. Lighter materials are used in its manufacture to reduce weight and increase fuel economy. It is the restored version of Fiat Chrysler.
The new model was initiated towards the begin of current years on the Detroit Auto Show and is expected to become a role model for truck line SUVs. It has fundamentally changed. It offers a full complement of solid engines each one with its proper tools to accomplish the assigned functions. The interior is handsome, comfort is increased and features are intuitive. Like other full-sized pickups, it is highly economical.
2017 RAM 1500 EXTERIOR
Outside, the car receives an extroverted styling and has a unique grille. The interior and exterior both are above average. The grille is provided with shutters that close when the engine is not in working condition. There is a seat between the bed and the cab and a rear lip on the rear gate that is designed to minimize wind resistance and result in an improve in fuel economy.
Both sport and Outdoorsman models have colored grilles that look cool without being flashy. The chrome grilles, LED tail lights and side markers make the car look unique and classy. Some models also feature a dual exhaust into the back bumper for more finished look. The cabin is highly comfortable in lower trims and lavish and sophisticated in higher trims.
2017 RAM 1500 INTERIOR
Inside, the car features an auxiliary audio jack, automatic headlights, 17-inches wheels, dual automatic climate control and a seven-pin wiring harness. Also, there is USB port and a compact steering wheel. The six-speaker sound system produces excellent quality audio voice. Grille shutters are active and black in color. The door handles and grille are also black. There are a rear privacy glass and fog lights. The floor mats and floors are all carpeted with a cloth upholstery. Premium features include full leather upholstery, black flares, heated front seats, 17-inches all-terrain tires, heated steering wheel, sunroof and a keyless entry.
The rear axle has coil springs and the front suspension is independent. It offers a choice of five ride heights: Normal, Aero, Off-road 1, Off-road 2, and Park modes. This allows a high ground clearance when driving off road. Furthermore, the seats are wide, comfortable and flat. Bench seats come with a large fold-down console that can be used when no middle-seat passenger is present. The rear seat is foldable. Also, this increases cargo space, though the cup-holders remain intact.
2017 RAM 1500 ENGINE
The base 3.6-liter V-6 makes 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque and tows up to 7,600 pounds probably. The engine note moves from a V-8. The 8-speed automatic works well with the V-6 to keep it in its range without looking for gears. The 5.7-liter V-8 makes 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. In addition, it can be paired with a 6- or 8-speed automatic.
2017 RAM 1500 RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
It will release by the end of 2016 with a starting price of $38,890.